Madonna Reveals Real Story Behind ‘Like a Virgin’ Performance At The MTV VMA’s [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

January 31st, 2012 // Leave a Comment

Madonna has revealed that she didn’t mean to roll around on the stage during her 1984 performance at the MTV VMAs.

The singer admitted that a costume malfunction caused her to get down on the floor during her rendition of “Like A Virgin”, which she sang in a wedding dress.

Talking on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Madonna explained: “I was standing on top of a wedding cake – as one does – and I walked down these steps and I lost my shoe. I lost my white stiletto. I thought, ‘Oh my God – how am I going to get that? It’s over there and I’m on TV’. So I thought, ‘I’ll pretend I meant to do this’, and I dove on to the floor.”

Watch her interview with Jay and the VMA performance.

By Miu von Furstenberg

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